Littleton, CO Real Estate News

By Steve Scheer, Highlands Ranch Real Estate - Denver Real Estate
(Realty Oasis - Metro Brokers)
Littleton Downtown - Historic Main Street in Downtown Littleton, Colorado   Its no secret that so much of the front range is new development, built on the ranch land that once was here.  But there are places, special places, that still give us a glimpse to the past and the history of Old Colorado lives on.  One of those places is downtown Littleton.     Historic Littleton, Colorado The history of downtown Littleton stems from the Gold Rush at Pikes Peak in 1859.  As settlers began to begin farming in the Denver area, there was quickly a need to transport water from the nearby rivers.  The Little Family settled in present day Littleton, just off of present Sate Fe Drive, and began making plans for a water system to supply the water needs of the area.  The Little Family began to farm in t...
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By Steve Scheer, Highlands Ranch Real Estate - Denver Real Estate
(Realty Oasis - Metro Brokers)
A Summer Tradition: A Paris Street Market  The annual A Paris Street Market kicks off this Saturday, May 5th at the Aspen Grove Lifestyle Center parking lots.  A Paris Street market is an open air market place featuring local vendors, antiques, and artisans the first Saturday of the month through October.   Market hours are 8am - 3pm, but get their early as the best stuff is always the first to go!
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By Steve Scheer, Highlands Ranch Real Estate - Denver Real Estate
(Realty Oasis - Metro Brokers)
Living in Colorado: A New Ice Arena Many of you know how much time my family spends at ice arenas.  For quite some time now, I have heard rumors and mumblings about a new ice arena to be built in the Highlands Ranch/Littleton area.  And even in the past year or so, I have met a few people that claimed to know that it was a done deal, it was happening and they were even involved in it somehow. I always meant to inquire and find out more, but it wasn't until I drove by this area in South Park in Littleton that I knew without a doubt that a new area ice arena was finally taking shape.  My kids now want to drive by it several times a week to check the progress.  I really don't know more about The Ice Ranch than what is on the web site.  The sign at the site says it will be opening in the Fa...
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By Steve Scheer, Highlands Ranch Real Estate - Denver Real Estate
(Realty Oasis - Metro Brokers)
Colorado Events in Littleton  The Littleton Historic Museum is a great family destination that I visited often when my own children were very young.  The museum is located in historic Old Littleton, very close to downtown Littleton.  Now that our weekends are filled with sporting events of all kinds, we haven't been back in a while.  This upcoming event is one we are putting on the calendar with hopes of attending.  If you have recently moved to the Denver area or are relocating to Littleton, Colorado, I recommend checking it out.  If you are unable to make it, check out the museum another day, you won't be disappointed and you will learn more than you ever thought you could about the history of Littleton. The Plowing and Planting Day at the Littleton Historic Museumis on Saturday, May ...
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